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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn was once lodged in by Canterbury pilgrims and has cask ales, stouts and beers from 1440. It is not be confused with the later Sun Hotel in nearby Sun Street! The Sun is now the Cathedral Gate Hotel, full of beams and sloping floors. Starbucks on the ground floor still has original interior stone walls.

 Adjoing 36 Burgate, Christchurch Gate goes to the Cathedral. The two other pilgrims’ hostelries were also in The Buttermarket: The Bull Inn (now a cookshop) and The Chequer of Hope Inn, with cellar remains only.

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Hazle Ceramics
The Sun Inn
Open Edition
on Canterbury Burgate
The only one available was
by Hazle in 2003, the year
of issue. It is usual for her
to paint the first few except another painter’s sole work.

 The Cathedral seen from Christchurch Gate. Founded by Saint Augustine in 602AD, it is now a World Heritage Site. Since Saint Thomas Becket’s murder in 1170 by King Henry II’s four knights, it has been a place of pilgrimage - as depicted in Chaucer’s 1300s Canterbury Tales.

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 The Old Buttermarket was clearly a place for trading, mainly of food, and likely much revelry took place!

 A part of Ezra Winter’s 1939 mural in the US Congress Library has the Doctor of Physic with Chaucer turned talking to the Lawyer.

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